TITLE

Preferred care less likely for black cancer patients

PUB. DATE
December 2009
SOURCE
Hospice Management Advisor;Dec2009, Vol. 14 Issue 12, p139
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article accounts on a study conducted by several researchers at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston, Massachusetts regarding racial disparities in end-of-life care. Findings of the study indicate that African American patients' treatment preferences were less likely to be noticed compared to American patients. It also shows that the latter has appeared to receive more effective preferences for aggressive care in the state.
ACCESSION #
47467520

 

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